UK - LaSalle Investment Management's Chris Lewis is to join Cordea Savills in January next year as director of UK fund management.

Cordea said Lewis brings experience of managing segregated mandates for corporate pension schemes and a track record of "insightful stock picking".

It said he has spent the last five years at LaSalle Investment Management and previously two years with Jones Lang LaSalle.

"Chris' appointment is an important step in broadening our investment capabilities for UK funds," said chief executive John Partridge.

"It also demonstrates our commitment to our UK segregated mandate business which remains central to our growth plans."

In the UK, the firm manages £736m (€1.1bn) in segregated mandates on behalf of local authority and corporate pension funds.